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[audio]10 Miles High Over Albania by Robert Moran
Three excerpts from “10 Miles High Over Albania”, a 1983 composition by Robert Moran, scored for 8 amplified harps. This ballet piece was commissioned and premiered by the Joyce Lamhut Dance Group and was first performed at the Joyce Theater in New York City in March of 1983.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Robert Moran
Downloads: 1,133
[audio]Machine: An Electronically Preserved Dream by Trevor Wishart
Originally broadcast in October of 1972 this recording represented the American premiere of an hour-long work by the British electro-acoustic composer, Trevor Wishart. The piece “Machine: An Electronically Preserved Dream,” was completed in 1971 and was the first major composition by Wishart. It was performed at the International Carnival of Electronic Sound series in London and was eventually released in 1973...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Trevor Wishart
Downloads: 337
[audio]Manfred Eicher of ECM Records
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Manfred Eicher, the founder and director of ECM Records. Topics discussed include the influence of ECM, its unique sound, and the work of its best known artists, including Keith Jarrett, Arvo Pärt, and Jan Garbarek. The advantages of certain recording techniques and venues are also mentioned. This Interview was recorded in June, 1985 in Munich Germany.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Jazz; ECM Records; Manfred Eicher
Downloads: 433
[audio]Marc Blitzstein Centenary Celebration - "Piano Percussion Music" performed at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Marc Blitzstein
11th Other Minds Music Festival: Centenary Celebration of Marc Blitzstein, Saturday, February 26, 2005, at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Piano Percussion Music Toccata Air Rondino Sarah Cahill, piano solo Piano Percussion Music is a grandly scaled work that is a neglected and unpublished masterpiece of the late '20s. Written for a League of Composers concert in New York, it is in three movements: Toccata, Air, and Rondino...
Downloads: 508
[audio]Marc Blitzstein Centenary Celebration - Blitzstein biographer Eric A. Gordon speaks at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Eric A. Gordon
11th Other Minds Music Festival: Centenary Celebration of Marc Blitzstein, Saturday, February 26, 2005, at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Blitzstein biographer Eric A Gordon speaks with Charles Amirkhanian during the Centenary program and answers questions from the audience. ERIC A. GORDON is the author of Mark the Music: The Life and Work of Marc Blitzstein, and co-author of Ballad of an American: The Autobiography of Earl Robinson...
Downloads: 258
[audio]Marc Blitzstein Centenary Celebration - Songs from "The Cradle Will Rock", "From Marion's Book" and "Modest Maid" performed at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Marc Blitzstein
11th Other Minds Music Festival: Centenary Celebration of Marc Blitzstein, Saturday, February 26, 2005, at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Songs from The Cradle Will Rock (1935-36) Nickel Under the Foot - Amy X Neuburg, soprano Joe Worker - Eric A. Gordon, baritone The Cradle Will Rock - John Duykers, tenor Art for Art's Sake - Johh Duykers, Eric A. Gordon, Amy X Neuburg, audience All songs accompanied by pianist Sarah Cahill Marc Blitzstein's best known composition is his 1936 ...
Keywords: Opera; 20th Century Classical; Political
Downloads: 1,126
[audio]Marc Blitzstein Centenary Celebration - Songs on texts of Walt Whitman and "What Will It Be", "Francie" and "Love at First Word" performed at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Marc Blitzstein
11th Other Minds Music Festival: Centenary Celebration of Marc Blitzstein, Saturday, February 26, 2005, at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Songs on texts of Walt Whitman O Hymen O Hymenee (1927) I Am He (1928) What Weeping Face (1925) John Duykers, tenor "What Will It Be?" from Regina (1946-49) Amy X Neuburg, soprano "Francie" from No for An Answer (1937-40) John Duykers, Amy X Neuburg "Love at First Word" from Reuben, Reuben (1949-55) John Duykers, Amy X Neuburg All songs accom...
Keywords: Cabaret; Opera; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 517
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Alvin Lucier's Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Alvin Lucier & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Alvin Lucier's piece Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (1990) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, piano & teapot with miniature sound system According to Lucier: In the Spring of 1990, Aki Takahashi asked me to write an arrangement of a Beatles song for her. She had just finished recording the complete piano music of Satie for Toshiba-EMI, the success of which had prom...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 3,193
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs António Pinho Vargas' Dinky Toys at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas
Margaret Leng Tan performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' Dinky Toys (1979), arranged by the composer for her in 1999, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: Dinky Toys and General Complex are originally works for piano. António Pinho Vargas sent them to me with the following instructions: "You can do what you want (change register, organize, improvise, etc.) to play them on your toy pian...
Keywords: Music; Unconventional Instruments; Toy Piano; Other Minds Festival
Downloads: 707
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs António Pinho Vargas' General Complex at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' General Complex (1995), arranged by Margaret Leng Tan, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: Dinky Toys and General Complex are originally works for piano. António Pinho Vargas sent them to me with the following instructions: "You can do what you want (change register, organize, improvise, etc.) to play them on your toy piano." I ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 685
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Conlon Nancarrow & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies (1942), arranged by Tan, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: The published score of the Three 2-Part Studies bears the following dedication: "For Jürgen, a dearest friend, who found this score, forgotten in the dust of my studio." When I first embarked on my career as a toy pianist in 1995, I was ferreting...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,604 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Errollyn Wallen's Louis' Loops at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the world premiere of Errollyn Wallen's Louis' Loops (1999) written for Margaret Leng Tan especially for Other Minds Music Festival 5 in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Wallen: This piece is dedicated to my young grandson, Louis Wallen. I was inspired by watching him at play, as well as by seeing Margaret Leng Tan perform in New York last autumn and by the happy afternoon we spent in her Brooklyn home discussi...
Keywords: Avant-garde; 20th Century Classical; Music; Unconventional Instruments
Downloads: 556
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Guy Klucevsek's Sweet Chinoiserie at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Guy Klucevsek & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Guy Klucevsek's Sweet Chinoiserie (1995), arranged by the composer for Ms. Tan in 1996, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy pianos, toy accordion, melodica, toy drums and rattles, glasses, soya sauce dishes & cat food cans According to Tan: Guy Klucevsek is a renowned new music accordionist and composer...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 540
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs John Cage Suite for Toy Piano (1948) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - John Cage & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the John Cage composition Suite for Toy Piano (1948) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Cage wrote his Suite for Toy Piano at Black Mountain College in North Carolina for Merce Cunningham's Diversion. Its five short movements use only nine consecutive white notes...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 20,329 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs John Kennedy's Fanfare from The Winged Energy of Delight at Other Minds 5, 1999 - John Kennedy & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of John Kennedy's Fanfare from The Winged Energy of Delight (1997) written for Ms. Tan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy cymbals According to Tan: Fanfare is the prelude from The Winged Energy of Delight, a four-movement suite written for my toy piano by John Kennedy, composer and co-artistic director of the new music group "Essential Music." He thought it would be fun to hav...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 499
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Julia Wolfe's East Broadway at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Julia Wolfe & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Julia Wolfe's piece East Broadway (1996) written specifically for Tan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano & toy boombox Julia Wolfe is co-artistic director of New York's Bang On A Can Festival. East Broadway is inspired by the frenetic energy of that street running through Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 479
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Stephen Montague's Mirabella at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Stephen Montague & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Stephen Montague's Mirabella (A Tarantella) (1995) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano This piece was written for Margaret Leng Tan. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Stephen Montague was born and educated in the U.S. but has been living in London as a freelance composer since 1974...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,057
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs The Beatles song Eleanor Rigby at Other Minds 5, 1999 - John Lennon/Paul McCartney, Toby Twining & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast Premiere special arrangement of The Beatles song Eleanor Rigby (arranged by Toby Twining) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano
Keywords: Avant-garde; Rock & Roll; 20th Century Classical; Toy Piano
Downloads: 12,198 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Toby Twining's Nightmare Rag at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Toby Twining & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Toby Twining's Nightmare Rag (1989), arranged by the composer for Margaret Leng Tan in 1995) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano & piano. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Composer/vocalist Toby Twining's music and voice can be heard on his CD Shaman, featuring his vocal quartet, Toby Twining Music...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 3,641
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Toby Twining's Satie Blues at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Toby Twining & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Toby Twining's Satie Blues (1989), arranged by the composer for Margaret Leng Tan in 1995) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano & piano. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Composer/vocalist Toby Twining's music and voice can be heard on his CD Shaman, featuring his vocal quartet, Toby Twining Music...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 3,708
[audio]Maria de Alvear performs "Gran Sol" with cellist Joan Jeanrenaud and Dhrupad vocalist Amelia Cuni at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Maria de Alvear
Composer Maria de Alvear presents the world premiere of Gran Sol at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. According to de Alvear, Gran Sol contemplates the gender of the brightest planet. Why is "el sol" a male noun in Spanish and "die Sonne" a female one in German? Find out as three outstanding female performers tackle the question. Alvear has been called by the Village Voice the most important emerging composer in Europe...
Keywords: Vocal; World Music; New Music
Downloads: 2,500
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Click (1989) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Click (1989) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 226
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Drum Roll (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Drum Roll (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 420
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Shiva (1994) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Shiva (1994) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 239
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Sight Of Hand (1999) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs Sight Of Hand (1999) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. This piece had its world premiere and was commissioned for the fifth Other Minds Music Festival with the assistance of the Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Production Fund.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 172
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Talking Stick (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Talking Stick (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 185
[audio]Mauricio Kagel: Anagramme - Mauricio Kagel
The Argentinian composer residing in Germany discusses his "Anagramme" for chorus and instruments, and is questioned after the music by Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, and Will Ogdon. First broadcast on Wednesday 28 August 1963 on KPFA.
Keywords: Avant-Garde; New Music; Interview and Music; Mauricio Kagel; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 822
[audio]May-Day, or the Little Gypsy and Eight Songs for a Mad King
A performance of two pieces of musical theater by the New Port Costa Players given at the UC Berkeley’s Museum in 1975. The first work is a romantic comedy in a village setting incorporating comic dialogue and medieval sounding melodies. The second work is Peter Maxwell Davies’ “Eight Songs for a Mad King”. Originally inspired by a music box that once belonged to King George III of England, this is a work for one male voice with a remarkable vocal range.
Keywords: Music; Music Theatre; Opera; New Port Costa Players
Downloads: 440
[audio]Meteor Farm by Henry Brant
Henry Brant’s Meteor Farm is a piece scored for two sopranos, three South Indian performers, two choruses, West African chorus, jazz band, gamelan, and two percussion ensembles.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Henry Brant
Downloads: 538
[audio]Michael Nyman performs piano accompaniment to the silent film "Manhatta" (Paul Strand, 1920) at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Michael Nyman
English Composer Michael Nyman performs his piano accompaniment to the silent film Manhatta (Paul Strand, 1920) at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Michael Nyman, piano
Keywords: Minimalism; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 5,426 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Michael Nyman performs solo piano works from the soundtrack to The Piano at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Michael Nyman
English composer Michael Nyman performs works from the soundtrack to The Piano (Big my secret, Silver-fingered fling, The heart asks pleasure first) on solo piano at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Michael Nyman, piano.
Keywords: Soundtrack; Minimalism
Downloads: 23,369
[audio]Michael Sellers Plays the Music of Dane Rudhyar and Leo Ornstein
Although any collaborative documentation is missing, and the identification of the compositions attributed to Dane Rudhyar is somewhat tentative, this does appear to be a concert of works by Rudhyar and Leo Ornstein as performed by pianist Michael Sellers. The concert took place in 1972, and is quite likely the KPFA sponsored concert held on March 5, 1972 at the Live Oak Theater in Berkeley California...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Michael Sellers
Downloads: 67
[audio]Mimi Johnson on Lovely Music
Recorded backstage at the Walker Art Center on June 12, 1980, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Mimi Johnson, founder of Lovely Music, a record label dedicated to New Music. Johnson’s company has released albums by a number of avant-garde composers, including many from the San Francisco Bay Area, such as Blue Gene Tyranny, Robert Ashley, and Maggi Payne. While Johnson admits that it is easy for composers to issue their own albums, she claims that many artists prefer to have a little distance betw...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; New Music; Record Companies
Downloads: 96
[audio]Miriam Abramowitsch Recital
This program was recorded on Feb. 27, 1972 as a benefit for Woman for Peace. Bernhard Abramowitsch, father of the singer Miriam Abramowitsch, accompanies his daughter on the piano.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Art Songs; Classical Music; Miriam Abramowitsch
Downloads: 84
[audio]MOCA-FM: A Live Symposium on Conceptual Art
Tom Marioni, Director of the Museum of Conceptual Art, leads a live panel discussion on the subject of conceptual art. Participants includes: Jim Melchert, David Hollsenbeck, Bill Geiss, and Transparent Teachers Inc. This barely moderated event includes discussions on the definition of conceptual art as art without a frame; conceptual art as a vacation; how to fry bacon; experimenting with dogs; and other amusing interludes that eradicate the barrier between thought and action...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Modern Art; MOCA-FM
Downloads: 92
[audio]MOCA-FM: Conceptual Arts Piece
Charles Amirkhanian talks to Tom Marioni, director of the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco. At the time of this recording Marioni had recently completed the recording of his piece "Drum Brushing" (1978) at ZBS Media in New York. This was given its West Coast premiere over KPFA. The piece, features Marioni doing seven drawings, overlaid on seven recording tracks in the studio mix. Also in this program, Marioni introduces one minute long audio works by visual artists originally broadcast ...
Keywords: Tom Marioni; KPFA; Museum of Conceptual Art San Francisco; Interview and Music; Modern Art; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 189
[audio]MOCA/FM: A Discussion with Paul Cotton
A discussion with Paul Cotton, a young conceptual artist who’s uninvited entry to the Art and Technology Show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art resulted in a tremendous turmoil which was subsequently reported in great detail by the Los Angeles Free Press. Cotton is perhaps best know for dressing himself in a bunny costume with his genitals sticking out, and other acts of provocative public nudity...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Performance Art; Modern Art; Paul Cotton
Downloads: 148
[audio]MOCA/FM: Interview with Dennis Oppenheim
From a program recorded in October of 1970, Charles Amirkhanian speaks with San Francisco Museum of Conceptual Art founder Tom Marioni and earthworks artist Dennis Oppenheim about the show called “Body Works” which was to open at the museum on October 18, 1970. Organized in collaboration with artist Willoughby Sharp, the exhibit was to include video works by Vito Acconci, Terry Fox, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Keith Sonnier and William Wegman...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA/FM; Interview; Modern art; Visual art; Conceptual art; Video art
Downloads: 83
[audio]MOCA/FM: Sound Art from the Museum of Conceptual Art
The Museum of Conceptual Art (MOCA), San Francisco, presents an exhibition for radio by 26 artists, each of whom had been asked to do produce pieces of about sixty seconds duration. Produced by Tom Marioni, director of MOCA, these brief conceptual sound pieces, created by a variety of artists, sculptors, and musicians range from rather conventional jazz music and poetry to downright bizarre examples of text sound compositions ad quasi ambient sound recordings...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA FM; Spoken Word; Sound Poetry; Modern Art
Downloads: 112
[audio]MOCA/FM: Sound Sculpture As
Sound Sculpture As was an exhibition of 9 sound sculpture/performances, initiated and curated by Tom Marioni on April 30, 1970. The participating artists, all sculptors, were: Peter Macan (sounds of popping from plastic bubble wrap underfoot on the floor at entrance and in elevator); Mel Henderson (firing a gun at a projected image of a tiger); Jim Melchert (30 unanswered telephone rings from two calls placed from outside the museum); Tom Marioni aka Allan Fish (Piss Piece-- from the top of a la...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA; Inter-Media; Visual Arts; Sound Sculpture; Modern Art; Performance Art
Downloads: 355
[audio]Moondog: the Man on the Street
Gordon Spencer of WBAI in New York presents a program about Louis Hardin, more popularly known as Moondog. From the 1940s up until 1974 Moondog made his living as a street musician and poet in New York City and was typically found near the jazz clubs on 52nd Street. Blind since an accident when he was 16 years old, Moondog was always recognizable in his Viking helmet playing a variety of instruments, some of his own design...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; WBAI; Interview and Music; Jazz; Avant-Garde; Louis Hardin; Moondog
Downloads: 4,530
[audio]Morning Concert with Conlon Nancarrow, 1991
Morning Concert host Charles Amirkhanian interviews Conlon Nancarrow by telephone from his home in Mexico City. The two composers reminisce about time spent together in Mexico, and movements in Mexican politics. Nancarrow shares how he discovered Indian classical music. Amirkhanian remarks on the innovations, technical details, and challenging performance aspects of Nancarrow’s work. The program features brief excerpts from "Piece No...
Keywords: interviews; Conlon Nancarrow; player piano studies; KPFA Morning Concert series; New Music
Downloads: 524
[audio]Morning Concert with Larry Wendt and Stephen Ruppenthal
In a two part program, Charles Amirkhanian has a giddy discussion about sound poetry with Stephen Ruppenthal and Larry Wendt. Featured music during the program include "Rain, Steam and Speed" (Wendt), and "Cloud Forests" (Ruppenthal), a live recording from the 1977 International Sound Poetry Festival in San Francisco.
Keywords: sound poetry; Stephen Ruppenthal; Larry Wendt; Charles Amirkhanian; KPFA; Morning Concert series; West Coast International Sound Poetry Festival
Downloads: 177
[audio]Morning Concert: 50th Anniversary of the Concert Societe Musicale Independante
On May 5, 1926 six young American composers who had been working in Paris presented their chamber music to an audience of musicians, intelligentsia, and socialites in the famed Salle Pleyel (or perhaps the nearby Salle Chopin). The concert, arranged by Nadia Boulanger and sponsored by the Societe Musicale Independente, a group which included the most celebrated European composers of the time, gave the French one of their first chances to hear what Americans were capable of musically...
Keywords: Chamber Music; Art Songs; Music and Interview; Societe Musicale Independante
Downloads: 579
[audio]Morning Concert: A Concert In Honor of Terry Riley on his 50th Birthday
In San Francisco in 1964, the world premiere of Terry Riley's "In C" spawned a movement that literally has changed the face of modern music. "In C" was the first popular piece of what has come to be known as minimalist music, consisting of slowly evolving repetitive patterns. Since then, Riley's compositional style has gone through several incarnations. His contribution to modern music has always been a source of stimulation...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert Series; Music; New Music; Minimalism; Terry Riley
Downloads: 1,084
[audio]Morning Concert: A Live Piano Concert by Martha Anne Verbit
Pianist Martha Anne Verbit performs live in the KPFA studio on the station’s Bösendorfer grand piano, and talks with Charles Amirkhanian about her excursions into the sensuous, mystical, and arcane reaches of early 20th century piano music, as well as giving biographical information about each of the composers featured in this concert. Verbit has recorded an album of music by Cyril Scott for Genesis Records, and is an expert performer of Scriabin’s music...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert series; Martha Ann Verbit; Music; Interview; 20th Century Classical; Piano Music
Downloads: 1,132 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Morning Concert: A Piano Recital by Klaus Billing
From a program recorded on Feb. 3, 1983, the noted German pianist Klaus Billing, is Charles Amirkhanian’s guest, performing solo piano works by Hans Werner Henze, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Aribert Reimann. As an orchestral soloist, Billing has played with such conductors as Paul Hindemith, Hans Rosbaud, and Ernst Bour, and played concerts outside Europe in Egypt, Morocco, Iran, Pakistan, India, Japan, China, and Southeast Asia...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert series; Klaus Billing; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 142
[audio]Morning Concert: A Preview of the 1991 Composer to Composer Festival
KPFA’s Charles Amirkhanian presents a preview of the compositions and composers featured during the 1991 Composer to Composer Festival, an international conference on New Music held at Telluride, Colorado, on July 11-14, 1991. Amirkhanian, who was co-director of the 1991 event, introduces selections highlighting many of the invited headliners, including, Eleanor Alberga, Louis Andriessen, Paul Dresher, Janice Giteck, Alicia Terzian, G...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Composer to Composer festival
Downloads: 116
[audio]Morning Concert: A Program of Dutch Music
Han Reiziger, Music Director of VPRO Radio, in the Netherlands, presents a selection of mostly 20th century classical music, by a variety of Dutch composers. One of the jurors for the 1973 Grad Prix du Disque, Reiziger produced a number of shows for KPFA-FM as part of a cultural exchange program with VPRO, including this program recorded on November 11, 1974. In this show he plays a number of musical selections by Dutch composers, that were largely unknown and unavailable in the United States at...
Keywords: 16th century classical; Music; Chamber Music; KPFA-FM; 20th century classical; Interview and Music; Orchestral Music
Downloads: 293
[audio]Morning Concert: A Report from New Music America 1990 and Music by Peter Garland and John Luther Adams
Charles Amirkhanian plays a number of works by Canadian composers, many of whom were to be highlighted during the New Music America Festival to be held in Montreal, Canada in 1990. To get more information about this event Charles interviews composer and Festival director, Jean Piché over the phone. In the second half of the program Charles talks to Peter Garland and John Luther Adams who have both incorporated their interest in Native American cultures into their music, of which we hear a selec...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert series; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 106
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